Bordeaux president Jean Louis Triaud has invited Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh to return to Stade Chaban-Delmas.
The Moroccan had left les Girondins on a free transfer to sign for Arsenal in the summer of 2010, but had a very disappointing start to his career at the Emirates.
After scoring 7 league goals in his first season at the club, the 28-year-old netted just once last term.
Chamakh has since fallen further behind the pecking order and has made just one substitute appearance in Capitol One Cup this season.
As a result, the player is widely expected to leave the Emirates in the near future and Bordeaux are prepared to welcome him back to Stade Chaban-Delmas.
“Chamakh? He knows when he wants too, he can return to Bordeaux, but he is happy in London,” club president Jean Louis Triaud said to Le 10 Sport.
“I see he is not on the score sheet and the media do not talk about him, but he says nothing.
”Salaries are different in England, but last December I sent him a message to tell him that if you’re not happy in London, come home, and that message is still relevant today.”
Chamakh began his professional career at Bordeaux and went on to score 56 goals in 232 Ligue 1 appearances for les Girondins.